|Francis T. Hawks papers, 1853-1882 - Hawks, Francis T|
Primarily letters received by Francis T. Hawks during his service in the Confederate Army. Among these are letters to him from General W. H. C. Whiting relating to the Cape Fear defenses at Fort Anderson, hand-drawn maps of some of the defensive positions at the mouth of the Cape Fear River, a copy of a letter from General Joseph E. Johnston announcing his surrender to General William T. Sherman, and a field order from General Sherman ordering disbursement of non-essential supplies to the local ...
Keywords: Hawks, Francis T; Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891; Whiting, William Henry Chase, 1824-1865; Confederate States of America. Army. Corps of Engineers; Confederate States of America. Army; Coast defenses -- North Carolina History 19th century; Engineers -- Confederate States of America; Engineers -- North Carolina History 19th century; Central Park (New York, N.Y.); Fort Anderson (N.C.); North Carolina -- History Civil War, 1861-1865; Wilmington (N.C.) -- History 19th century